Exercise! - Ab Lounge
07-09-2005, 12:38 AM
Does anyone have the Ab Lounge 1 or 2? I have the 2nd one but I wanted to know for anybody that owes one and uses it have they gotten results from using it?
07-10-2005, 11:06 PM
Didn't know there was a 2 out my girlfriend has one and it does work for her.This is my first post since setting up my weight tracker we will see if I did it right.
07-10-2005, 11:07 PM
Guess not I will have to try it tomorrow.
07-11-2005, 03:42 PM
My mom sold hers at her rummage sale this weekend for $25.00. It takes up alot of space and she said it was not easy to get on to it. :^:
07-12-2005, 04:24 PM
I am going to get one soon I like my friends alot I use it when I am at her place.
07-14-2005, 12:14 PM
I haven't tried one, but I watched a demonstration closely a while back. I noticed that all of the movement was in the hips, where the body opened and closed like scissors. I didn't see the abs being exercised at all, like you would if you were doing crunches. It didn't look like it would work at all :?:
I think most of these gadgets are just expensive gimmicks that can't do anymore than a traditional crunch. ACE Fitness did a study a couple of years ago to see if the various ab machines could beat a crunch, but the results were not good. Remember the ever-popular Ab Roller? It turned out to be no more effective than a crunch. The Ab Rocker was LESS effective.
However, doing crunches on a stability ball appears to be more effective, according to ACE Fitness, and they are about 10 bucks at walmart.
07-14-2005, 12:27 PM
Hey Ashley! I have one.. I think it works. I don't do it as much as I should, but when i do, the next day I can feel it. if I put both feet on one side of the feet rest and do side crunches, that's when I feel it the most.
07-14-2005, 02:31 PM
Don't know, Susanne. They had one out at Gart Sports yesterday, and I'm telling you, I could FEEL.IT. when I tried it. It's too big for my house, but yeah, I could definately tell. Ow. And it gets the abdominals.
10-23-2005, 11:50 PM
I have the ab lounge 2. Ive used it every day for 2 months....I do 1000-2000 crunches on it....It takes me about 20- 30 min. I think its worked for me so far....That and cutting down on snacking ive lost 12lbs. So i think its works and i will continue to use it
10-31-2005, 04:20 PM
i fancy the ab lounge......but i already have an ab swing and 6 second abs(among others!!)-our lounge already looks like a gym!!Lol
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